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Science Experiments

Science Experiments

Ehan Umatiya, Reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Environment

Science is one of my favorite subjects and I hope to show you why in these experiments: The Fire Table This experiment happens in CVMS every year when the teachers pour rubbing alcohol on the fireproof tables this short-lived fire is a spectacle to watch as the bright flame flickers it is very bea...

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence

Arsh Gupta, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Environment, Showcase, World News

On September 14, 2018, a major hurricane struck the Carolinas. It caused havoc in the area and took many lives. Its name was Florence. Hurricane Florence caused major havoc and destruction. As a category one hurricane, It devastated the Carolinas. It took at least thirty-seven lives. This hurricane...

Why Are We Getting So Much Rain?

Why Are We Getting So Much Rain?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Community News, Environment, Events, Showcase, World News

Everyone knows that the past summer was hot, humid, and most of all had little to no rain. Maybe you were inside all day, or you don't mind the heat, but you'd have to be blind not to notice this sudden increase of rain. If you don't watch the news or follow weather channels, then here's the scoop on...

The Trash Island

The Trash Island

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Community News, Entertainment, Environment, Wellness, World News

When you throw a piece of paper or a half eaten candy in the trash can, have you ever wondered where does those trash go? Well, turns out to be some of them gets recycled, some gets incinerated ( a type of waste treatment ) but the remaining trash, they somehow wash away and end up in the ocean. And...

Smog Attack

Smog Attack

Yoonjoo Oh, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Community News, Environment, Showcase, Wellness, World News

Have you heard the word 'smog'? It is a word of smoke and fog combined. A smog is a fog or haze combined with smoke and other atmospheric industrial pollutants. It basically means it can be very dangerous. These small pollutants, once just some little pieces of dust rolling around nowhere, suddenly...

Cilantro: Citrus or Soap?

Cilantro: Citrus or Soap?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under Community News, Environment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Wellness

There is not one food which everyone adores. Just about every person has some foods they dislike. For example, some people hate spicy peppers while others despise squash. It’s just how people's personal tastes work. However, scientists were intrigued when so many people had a strong disgust for cilantro...

Businessmen Make Plans to Make Part of Downtown Austin More Green

Businessmen Make Plans to Make Part of Downtown Austin More Green

Jack Purcell, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts, Community News, Environment, Showcase

Two Austin businessmen have donated $5 million to the revitalization of Waller Creek as part of an effort to turn the urban waterway into a major park destination. Real estate magnate Nate Paul, founder and CEO of World Class Capital Group LLC, and tech investor Brian Sheth, co-founder and president of ...

Be More Chill – Underrated and Iconic

Be More Chill – Underrated and Iconic

Zack Catuogno, Local Musical Loser

May 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Environment

In the last few years musicals have been making a comeback, with the premiere of Hamilton : An American Musical, by Lin Manuel Miranda, and more recently Dear Evan Hansen by Benj Pasek. Both have sparked more interest in musicals in the younger demographic and brings attention to some of the older shows,...

Austin Bats

Austin Bats

Erith Won, Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Community News, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Showcase

Almost every evening between March and November, thousands of bats fly through the Austin skies in search of food. You can take a boat tour to see them on the Lady Bird Lake. You can check out my article about bats Bat Safety ...

How to Grow Green Beans

How to Grow Green Beans

Sharanya Karanam, Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Environment, Wellness

The first step to growing green beans is to find the perfect ones to plant. There are two types of green beans: the bush and the pole green beans. Bush green beans grow to the side like a bush and pole green beans grow up and one on a pole. I will be talking about growing pole beans since they are...

Plastic is Killing our World

Plastic is Killing our World

Ariel Sun, Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Environment